What we're about

Creative, practical and inspiring workshops and courses for every stage of Creative Writing, Rewriting and Editing. Build your skills, confidence and creative network and keep the momentum and sense of fun to guide you and your writing from ‘work-in-progress’ to ‘the end’.

Freelance writer and teacher Rachel Knightley's sessions will help you make the most of your writing voice and find the space and time to make writing a regular habit in your life. Each workshop provides a mix of stimulus, exercises, discussion, feedback and classic and modern examples from across the literary genres. Boost your writing, confidence and word-count with new skills and new writing friends.

Upcoming events (5)

Writing & Sketching Afternoon at the VIRTUAL Pub!

Online event

£2.00

Join us for a drink and a write/draw – on Zoom rather than in the actual pub for now, but just as laid back and creative! We'll be chatting from 3.30pm and start writing/drawing at 4pm. We'll chat again after an hour or so of our own projects. Then, feel free to stay for a chat and a drink after the official finish. ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO ALL WHO PAY THROUGH PAYPAL SO CHECK YOUR PAYPAL EMAIL ACCOUNT! Hosted by Dr Rachel Knightley of Green Ink Writers' Gym. Any questions, just get in touch!

Writing & Sketching Afternoon at the VIRTUAL Pub!

Online event

£2.00

Join us for a drink and a write/draw – on Zoom rather than in the actual pub for now, but just as laid back and creative! We'll be chatting from 3.30pm and start writing/drawing at 4pm. We'll chat again after an hour or so of our own projects. Then, feel free to stay for a chat and a drink after the official finish. ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO ALL WHO PAY THROUGH PAYPAL SO CHECK YOUR PAYPAL EMAIL ACCOUNT! Hosted by Dr Rachel Knightley of Green Ink Writers' Gym. Any questions, just get in touch!

Creative Writing Lunchtime Workshops: Develop Your Characters

Online event

£8.00

“Really useful, helpful and thought-provoking…has made me think differently about writing and literature.” Whether you’re beginning your writing journey or wanting to improve your grip on the tools, a Green Ink Writers' Gym workshop boosts your confidence and your word-count! All genres and levels welcome: just bring an open and whatever you're most comfortable writing on or with! WHEN YOU PAY BY PAYPAL, WE WILL SEND YOUR ZOOM LINK. CHECK YOUR PAYPAL EMAIL ADDRESS TO FIND IT! :-)

Creative Writing, Rewriting and Editing 50% LOCKDOWN DISCOUNT!

Online event

£10.00

“A boost to my confidence and to my writing… I’ve never felt so creative.” The purpose of Green Ink Writers’ Gym has always been to help and encourage all who want to write make space and time for writing in their lives. If there’s one thing this outbreak makes clear, it’s finding time to write isn’t just about having enough time! It’s about our habits and investing in self-care. Take your novel, short story, memoir or flash fiction to the next level with practical and inspiring exercises, tips, feedback and discussion: – Create new material and rework stronger, new drafts. – Showcase your work-in-progress for group and tutor feedback. – Develop and strengthen narrative and character voice. – Target your submissions for competitions, agents and publishers. – Refine your editing skills. Book a single workshop on Meetup or, to book the full course at full price including a free editorial report on your 1500-word work-in-progress, visit www.greeninkwritersgym.com

Past events (122)

Writing & Sketching Afternoon at the VIRTUAL Pub!

Online event

£2.00

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